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Thursday, 11 September 2014 - Reported by Chuck Foster
Guinness World Record for Largest Doctor Who Collection, 6 Sep 2014 (Credit: Ian O'Brien)A fan from Manchester in the United Kingdom has been recognised by Guinness World Records for having the largest collection of Doctor Who memorabilia worldwide. Ian O'Brien's collection comprises of some 1,573 items at the time of recognition on 6th September 2014, with more added since that date!

Ian told us:
It feels absolutely amazing to be have achieved this. To be in the Guinness world records is blooming marvelous and as it's a Doctor Who record its the icing on the cake.

Full details on Ian's record can be found via the Guinness World Records website.

Doctor Who and its fans are not strangers to the Guinness Book of World Records, which celebrates its own 60th Anniversary this year. Rob Hull was recognised in 2011 for having the largest collection of Daleks, Doctor Who Magazine became the "Longest Running Magazine Based on a Television Series" in 2010, and the series itself was recognised in 2009 as the "Most successful sci-fi series". Last year's 50th Anniversary episode, The Day Of The Doctor, was also officially recognised as "the world's largest-ever simulcast of a TV drama".